Interior Ministry closes Sadat metro station, deploys troops for revolution’s anniversary

Egyptian authorities closed Sadat metro station on Wednesday morning as part of the Interior Ministry's plan to secure Tahrir Square, the site of the January 25 Revolution, as Egyptians commemorate its sixth anniversary.
The spokesperson for the Egyptian Company for Metro Management and Operation, Ahmed Abdel Hadi, said the closure is due to security reasons, but did not elaborate.
No trains will stop at Sadat station, it is now closed, and will be back in service once the company gets instructions from the security authorities, Hadi added.
The Interior Ministry has devised a plan to secure celebrations on the day commemorating the revolution; however, security authorities have not received any notices of demonstrations. 
The plan includes the deployment of rapid intervention combat units at vital and important state institutions. The plan also put riot police from the Central Security Forces (CSF) on high alert, in anticipation of any disorder.
Interior Minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar held a meeting with the ministry's top generals on Monday to give his final instructions on the matter.
Ghaffar said police officers are aware of the challenges they face, and the continued attempts by the "evil forces" and terrorism to exploit any occasion to threaten the security of the country and citizens, especially in light of the foreign conspiracies carried out by some countries to harm the interests of the Egypt.
He stressed that there is no room for negligence towards any attempts seeking to disturb the security of citizens, and that any attempt of this sort will be dealt with using the utmost severity and firmness, in accordance with all legal procedures.
The Health Ministry also announced its plan for medical support during the celebration of the January 25 Revolution. The plan includes the deployment of 2,110 ambulances, 10 yacht ambulances, and two helicopters.

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